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Should YOU Move to the Philippines?

Updated 01-21-2020 I’m an American expat from Central Illinois who retired from telecommunications giant AT&T after nearly 30 years. I’ve been married to a lovely…

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5 Risky Problems Foreigners Face in Philippines

Have you considered moving or retiring to the Philippines? Because you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance you are. Consequently, this post, “5 Risky…

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Dairy Queen Coming Soon to SM City Iloilo

UPDATE! The Dairy Queen at SM City in Iloilo is now open! DQ at Robinsons in Iloilo is open! Bedlam. Chaos. Disorder. That describes the…

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Move to the Philippines from USA: 5 Basic Steps

Move to the Philippines from USA: 5 Basic Steps First of all, you need a passport to travel out of the United States. But you…

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5 Early Retirement Steps Philippines

First of all, I retired at the age of 57. Lots of people retire at a younger age. However, some people find it necessary to…

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Dateline Philippines: Itchy Worm Attack/Remedy

Dateline Philippines: Itchy Worm Attack/Remedy. The following is a true account that occurred to my asawa (spouse) recently. (Photo credit: MiKheila’s SuperMom)

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Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle

Celebrating the Silver Glory of the Manggahan Festival in Guimaras were “The Kano” and “The Sainted Patient Wife.” “Manggahan Festival 2018 Street Dancers Sizzle” was…

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“Good Day”Coffee’s Amazing Health Benefits

Years ago when I worked for AT&T back in Central Illinois, I would kick start my mornings with an icy cold can of Diet Coke….

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Traveling to the Philippines? Here’s CDC’s Recommended Vaccines

Traveling to the Philippines? Here’s the Center for Disease Control, CDC’s, recommended vaccines for traveling to the Philippines.

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Top 5 Reasons for Moving to the Philippines

I’ve resided in the Philippines for over eight years now. Thankfully, by the grace of God I met a beautiful Filipina through a pen pal…

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Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?

A serious topic for today’s post: “Expat Healthcare in the Philippines: Are YOU Prepared?” Do you think that if you move to the Philippines and…

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Ph Peso Sinks to 6-Year Low Vs. USD

Do you like having more money in your pocket?

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Latest Update: Our New Home in the Philippines

The crusty old expat is finally motivated to write a new post.

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